Friday, February 21, 2020

Saving the future

Only immediate climate action can save the future. If we don’t take action, the collapse of our civilizations and the extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.

America’s big bet on selling fracked gas to China and the world

A lot of evidence points to these being bad bets — just like coal.

How Badly Did The Supreme Court Damage Obama’s Climate Plan?

Whoever gets elected president, and controls the EPA, will literally change the course of the world.

10 Years of Fracking: Its Impact on Our Water, Land and Climate

“The best way to protect our health and climate from this dirty drilling is to ban it altogether and keep fossil fuels safely in the ground.”

Antarctic Peaks Reveal Sea Rise Threat

A pioneering fieldwork study of mountain heights and boulders in West Antarctica supports computer predictions that global sea levels could rise steeply by 2080.

Snow Leopards Being Poached Into Extinction

Snow leopards, whose numbers are estimated to be as few as 4,000, could be extinct within the next four years.

Climate change: The potential impacts of collective inaction

Such irresponsible, reckless behavior adds grist to the mill of those both inside America and throughout the world.

Beyond Harvey and Irma

Militarizing Homeland Security in the climate-change era.

Nicaragua to sign Paris agreement, leaving Trump alone with Syria

Ortega's move leaves Trump in a two-member club with Syrian president Bashar al-Assad, one of the world's most brutal dictators.
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Green Party wins record support in EU elections as youth-led climate strikes grow

The next president of the European Commission will likely be Bas Eickhout of the Dutch Green Party.